Magafuli Sweeps All Votes to Clinch Ruling CCM Chair

[Daily News] CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Chairman, President John Magufuli, speaks during the party’s 9th General Congress in Dodoma, yesterday. (Photo by State House – Zanzibar)

[Daily News] CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Chairman, President John Magufuli, speaks during the party's 9th General Congress in Dodoma, yesterday. (Photo by State House - Zanzibar)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Government to Revalue Buliisa Oil Land

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Lands is back to the drawing board on the valuation of land in Ngwedo Sub-county, Buliisa District, after residents early this month blocked French oil company Total E&P officials from proceeding with any development until the prices offered have been revised.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Lands is back to the drawing board on the valuation of land in Ngwedo Sub-county, Buliisa District, after residents early this month blocked French oil company Total E&P officials from proceeding with any development until the prices offered have been revised.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Country to Get U.S.$436-Million in Development Aid

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States has offered Uganda Shs1.7trillion ($436m) in development assistance for 2018, with the bulk going to the health sector and the rest distributed to areas such as economic development, democracy, human rights, governa…

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States has offered Uganda Shs1.7trillion ($436m) in development assistance for 2018, with the bulk going to the health sector and the rest distributed to areas such as economic development, democracy, human rights, governance, peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Inches Closer to Hybrid Court on Conflict’s Four-year Anniversary

[VOA] A court to try alleged war criminals in South Sudan’s conflict was one step closer to reality Friday, the fourth anniversary of the day hostilities began.

[VOA] A court to try alleged war criminals in South Sudan's conflict was one step closer to reality Friday, the fourth anniversary of the day hostilities began.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Six Parties to Boycott By-Elections

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is now official that six parties will not participate in next month’s by-elections after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) refused to meet them and discuss solutions to irregularities observed during the November civic…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is now official that six parties will not participate in next month's by-elections after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) refused to meet them and discuss solutions to irregularities observed during the November civic by-elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Policy On Interest Rate Caps Coming Soon – Central Bank

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) is finalising a policy on interest rate caps, The Citizen has learnt. It is part of efforts by the government reduce the cost of credit, which is said to be prohibitively high for many Tanzanians.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) is finalising a policy on interest rate caps, The Citizen has learnt. It is part of efforts by the government reduce the cost of credit, which is said to be prohibitively high for many Tanzanians.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kapchorwa CID Boss Attacked, Beaten

[Monitor] Police in Kapchorwa District are hunting for suspected thugs who allegedly waylaid the officer in charge criminal Investigation Department (CID) and beat him.

[Monitor] Police in Kapchorwa District are hunting for suspected thugs who allegedly waylaid the officer in charge criminal Investigation Department (CID) and beat him.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tensions as Leaders Meet to Resolve Political Crisis

[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau’s political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse.

[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau's political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau

Candidate Boakai Distances Himself From Sirleaf

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -They started up as two friends from their days in grade school at the College of West Africa (CWA) back in the days. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Vice President, Mr. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, were friends even after high sc…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -They started up as two friends from their days in grade school at the College of West Africa (CWA) back in the days. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Vice President, Mr. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, were friends even after high school.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Magafuli Hailed for Fighting Corruption, Instilling Good Governance in Civil Servants

[Citizen] Zanzibar Second Vice President Seif Ali Iddi on Monday, December 18, hailed President John Magufuli for fighting against corruption and instilling good governance in civil servants, which has resulted in the improvement of the country’s econo…

[Citizen] Zanzibar Second Vice President Seif Ali Iddi on Monday, December 18, hailed President John Magufuli for fighting against corruption and instilling good governance in civil servants, which has resulted in the improvement of the country's economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania